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Search for the Missing Sea Otters: An Ecological Detective Story

Search for the Missing Sea Otters: An Ecological Detective Story

This case study helps students in understanding how to apply ecological principles to a real-life environmental problem. Data having to do with the decline in sea otter population in Alaska will be used to practice testable hypotheses. The lesson could be used in high school or undergraduate biology coursework. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.

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